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Four men were arrested for installing fireworks in Yishun, Bukit Batok and Joo Seng


SINGAPORE: Four men have been arrested because they are supposed to install fireworks in three separate events in Yishun, Bukit Batok and Joo Seng on Tuesday (November 6), the police said on Thursday.

In the first case, the police reported that they were told about high noise – suspected of discharging fireworks – in an open field in front of Block 513A Yishun Street 51 for approximately 3.30am.

Cylinders containing explosive materials that are believed to have broken fireworks in the setting have been found. A 28-year-old man was arrested the following day.

In the second case, two men, 18 and 54, have been suspected of breaking fireworks in the block 194B Bukit Batok West Avenue 6 pocket at 7.40pm.

There was also a box of explosive materials at the venue. Both were arrested later in the day following investigations.

The third case was reported at 9.55pm after hearing loud sounds that fireworks could be heard in block 18 Block Joo Seng Road.

A bundle of tubes containing explosive materials in the setting was found.

The police arrested a 25-year-old man on Thursday.

The four men are raised on Friday for the achievement of dangerous fireworks. If convicted, they face a fine of $ 2,000 to $ 10,000, a prison up to two years, or both.

"Members of the public are reminded that it is an offense to possess, sell, transport, send, distribute or import any dangerous fireworks," said the police.

"The police do not have tolerance against actions that endanger the lives or safety of others as well as cause too many alarms to the public, and they will not welcome taking action against those who ; ignore the law seamlessly, "they added.

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